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How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by AntiZikist: 3:08pm On Mar 05
Considering that Nigeria's economy was largely agricultural based at the time of the civil war, why did Biafra require food aid ?

Where they not farming or where they dependent on food imports from across Nigeria ?

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Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by LagosFirstSon: 3:10pm On Mar 05
"E bin pawa" crooner on the beat

There is no civil war in Nigeria right now but "E bin pawa" cries is the loudest in South west .

And to think that the world most useless president of Nigeria is from south west makes it worse and funnier

Awon Elebi oshi

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Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by ElSudani: 3:14pm On Mar 05
That is what happens when people are addicted to quick gains. Who wants to farm when you can make quicker returns from trading?
Intelligent folks like the Ukrainians are in the middle of one of the most brutal wars since 1945 and they are still exporting food.
So much for folks who claim to be the smartest black people.

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Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by bigpriik: 3:16pm On Mar 05
turn the tables around wolobas wount survive the food blockade o sure ju.
Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by Slytiger: 3:16pm On Mar 05
AntiZikist:
Considering that Nigeria's economy was largely agricultural based at the time of the civil war, why did Biafra require food aid ?

Where they not farming or where they dependent on food imports from across Nigeria ?

Dominant soil in the SE region is Red soil (Mud or Clay) Clay is not stable neither is it fertile for agriculture. They become water logged and deprive plant of oxygen needed to grow.

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Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by AntiZikist: 3:23pm On Mar 05
Slytiger:

Dominant soil in the SE region is Red soil (Mud or Clay) Clay is not stable neither is it fertile for agriculture. They become water logged and deprive plant if oxygen needed to grow.

So prior to the war, the SE depended on food from other parts of Nigeria.

Did Ojukwu not factor this critical aspect before declaring independence ?

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Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by AntiZikist: 3:27pm On Mar 05
LagosFirstSon:
"E bin pawa" crooner on the beat

There is no civil war in Nigeria right now but "E bin pawa" cries is the loudest in South west .

And to think that the world most useless president of Nigeria is from south west makes it worse and funnier

Awon Elebi oshi


Nigeria has been feeding you since 1914.

Be grateful to lord lugard

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Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by gidgiddy: 3:37pm On Mar 05
AntiZikist:
Considering that Nigeria's economy was largely agricultural based at the time of the civil war, why did Biafra require food aid ?

Where they not farming or where they dependent on food imports from across Nigeria ?


Use your brains before you open such thread. It does not matter how much you farm, or how large your food production is, once you are displaced by war , you will face hunger and famine. Even the farmer producing the food is running from bullets and bombs and cannot farm

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Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by Biafrannuke: 3:40pm On Mar 05
Escravos swamp 🐷 pig is here to give his fellow pigs some dose of anti-Biafran sentiments as famine relief. Let's see how it works.

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Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by AntiZikist: 3:41pm On Mar 05
gidgiddy:


Use your brains before you open such thread. It does not matter how much you farm, or how large your food production is, once you are displaced by war , you will face hunger and famine. Even the farmer producing the food is running from bullets and bombs and cannot farm


So everywhere was under attack throughout the war with no front?

Try another lie

Ukraine is still farming to the west while the liberated regions in the East have since restarted farming.

Was there no front or where Nigerian troops roaming everywhere throughout the war ?

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Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by gidgiddy: 3:48pm On Mar 05
AntiZikist:



So everywhere was under attack throughout the war with no front?

Try another lie

Ukraine is still farming to the west while the liberated regions in the East have since restarted farming.

Was there no front or where Nigerian troops roaming everywhere throughout the war ?


Same as not everywhere in Nigeria is under attack but warehouses, trucks and even farms are being looted for food despite no war in those places

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Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by NoSmoking: 3:56pm On Mar 05
Please lets not trivialise what killed 3 million human beings...

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Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by AntiZikist: 4:01pm On Mar 05
gidgiddy:


Same as not everywhere in Nigeria is under attack but warehouses, trucks and even farms are being looted for food despite no war in those places


The main food baskets in the north are under severe attack.

Try another lie

You were not food sufficient before the war

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Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by Slytiger: 4:07pm On Mar 05
gidgiddy:


Use your brains before you open such thread. It does not matter how much you farm, or how large your food production is, once you are displaced by war , you will face hunger and famine. Even the farmer producing the food is running from bullets and bombs and cannot farm
Ukraine despite thousands of them being displaced is not facing hunger and famine. Infact, a lot of Ukrainians are displaced all over Europe and North America, yet they are still exporting food.

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Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by Putindbutt: 4:11pm On Mar 05
gidgiddy:


Use your brains before you open such thread. It does not matter how much you farm, or how large your food production is, once you are displaced by war , you will face hunger and famine. Even the farmer producing the food is running from bullets and bombs and cannot farm
I have never heard farms being bombed in the SE during the war, if you have pictures, let's see.

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Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by Jomonix: 4:27pm On Mar 05
You can not compare the Biafra civil war with Ukraine. The Biafra war was far more brutal. The deliberate bombing of civilians were well recorded. Even hospitals were bombed, how much more expecting farmers to farm. Igbo is no found wanting in hard work. The SE refined their petrol. Produced armoured tanks and several other feats. Ojikwu did not declare war. It was forced on the SE

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Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by Oceanfl0w: 4:54pm On Mar 05
The area occupied by the Palestine is known as the fertile crescent because it is suitable for agriculture. Why is there hunger and starvation in Gaza?

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Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by Oceanfl0w: 4:56pm On Mar 05
Slytiger:

Ukraine despite thousands of them being displaced is not facing hunger and famine. Infact, a lot of Ukrainians are displaced all over Europe and North America, yet they are still exporting food.

The war in Ukraine is being fought in the East and south of the country. Not the entire Ukraine

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Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by EnlightenedUFO: 4:57pm On Mar 05
AntiZikist:
Considering that Nigeria's economy was largely agricultural based at the time of the civil war, why did Biafra require food aid ?

Where they not farming or where they dependent on food imports from across Nigeria ?


Maga cultists aka Criminal trump supporters are some of the most advanced dumbest people on Earth. 🤡
Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by EzeChukwuIgbo: 4:58pm On Mar 05
gidgiddy:


Use your brains before you open such thread. It does not matter how much you farm, or how large your food production is, once you are displaced by war , you will face hunger and famine. Even the farmer producing the food is running from bullets and bombs and cannot farm
But the same set of people saying this. are saying another in the issue of Ukraine, you are unstable.

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Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by AntiZikist: 4:59pm On Mar 05
Oceanfl0w:
The area occupied by the Palestine is known as the fertile crescent because it is suitable for agriculture. Why is there hunger and starvation in Gaza?

Gaza is the most heavily populated place on the planet.

An area less than 45 square kilometre housing 2.5milliin people.

Where is the space for farming ?
Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by AntiZikist: 5:02pm On Mar 05
EnlightenedUFO:


Maga cultists aka Criminal trump supporters are some of the most advanced dumbest people on Earth. 🤡

So you guys no longer support Trump just as you dumped Russia.

Can you give us why your flippiant brains did a sudden switch ?
Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by EnlightenedUFO: 5:04pm On Mar 05
AntiZikist:


So you guys no longer support Trump just as you dumped Russia.

Can you give us why your flippiant brains did a sudden switch ?

Who supports a Criminal? Not me or my family.
Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by AntiZikist: 5:06pm On Mar 05
EnlightenedUFO:


Who supports a Criminal? Not me or my family.


Nah only God can deliver you people from your self induced slavery to your own fellow mankind.
Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by Yujin(m): 5:24pm On Mar 05
Those of you engaging the op, I hope you're eating something nice while sipping chilled wine as you discuss events of the past while op and his people are crying under hunger today. That's the best way to engage him. Today's reality is that the evil contraption is under severe lack of food and at the precipice. Nothing the hate filled op says can save the situation so you should engage him without attaching much to whatever he writes.

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Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by Typing: 6:50pm On Mar 05
AntiZikist:
Considering that Nigeria's economy was largely agricultural based at the time of the civil war, why did Biafra require food aid ?

Where they not farming or where they dependent on food imports from across Nigeria ?


The land is barren. That's why they rely on the North for all the food stuffs and raw materials for their industries.

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Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by Typing: 7:00pm On Mar 05
Slytiger:

Dominant soil in the SE region is Red soil (Mud or Clay) Clay is not stable neither is it fertile for agriculture. They become water logged and deprive plant of oxygen needed to grow.


This is their kind of soil. Red mud, potopoto and water logged

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Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by Typing: 7:03pm On Mar 05
AntiZikist:



So everywhere was under attack throughout the war with no front?

Try another lie

Ukraine is still farming to the west while the liberated regions in the East have since restarted farming.

Was there no front or where Nigerian troops roaming everywhere throughout the war ?


Them no dey farm anything for that region. Even the new Yam festival they celebrate yearly, they use Northern Yams to celebrate their new Yam festival grin grin grin

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Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by Roger3D(m): 7:07pm On Mar 05
AntiZikist:
Considering that Nigeria's economy was largely agricultural based at the time of the civil war, why did Biafra require food aid ?

Where they not farming or where they dependent on food imports from across Nigeria ?

And why are you taking us back 60 years talking about such trash? Face today and forget the past
Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by AntiZikist: 7:12pm On Mar 05
Roger3D:
And why are you taking us back 60 years talking about such trash? Face today and forget the past

I am asking this because war torn Ukraine is still exporting grains internationally.
Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by Roger3D(m): 7:17pm On Mar 05
AntiZikist:


I am asking this because war torn Ukraine is still exporting grains internationally.

No you're asking it because you want to excite ethnic tensions. Anyway that's your right. What do I care?
Re: How Come There Was A Famine In Biafra During The War? by AntiZikist: 7:30pm On Mar 05
Operation Cyber Polygon is a go.

Not only META, but other major social media outfits are down.

They predicted this because they planned it.


Get ready.


Someone create a thread on this as I can't .

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